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Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

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A banner reflecting a series of images that represent a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada

 Selection Process Number: PWD-Inventory-Repertoire-PSH-001

Are you looking to establish and advance your career with an organization that serves the Canadian public and is committed to improving the health of the people we serve? Do you want to be a part of an organization that prioritizes accessibility, inclusion, and is actively engaged in increasing representation amongst equity deserving groups? Are you a Person with a Disability (visible or invisible) looking for a new career opportunity? If so, we are interested in hearing from you. 

Closing date: Continuous intake until April 01, 2023 3:00 AM EDT


At Health Canada (HC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), everyone is welcome.

We believe in inclusion and we are looking for your skills, experiences, and talent! We have opportunities available across both organizations in a wide variety of occupational groups, and at a variety of levels and experience, so whether you are looking for your first job or your next job, Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada could be the workplace for you.

Some examples of opportunities include those in administration, finance, science (chemistry, biology, physical science, engineering…etc), regulatory operations, policy, information technology (IT), nursing, epidemiology, communications, and more.  

Process Intent

When you apply to this process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for current and future opportunities. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment, through interviews, testing and/or reference checks. 

Opportunities may be available for term (specified period) or indeterminate appointments and are available in a variety of locations across Canada.

Positions to be filled : Over 100

Language Requirements

Various language requirements such as English Essential, French Essential and Bilingual

Information on language requirements

Who can apply?

Canadian citizens and permanent residents who self-declare as a person with a disability (visible or invisible) in your application. To learn more about how and why to self-declare as a member of an employment equity group, please visit this link.

How to apply

What to Expect Next

At the bottom of this job advertisement, you will find an APPLY NOW icon.  Once you click, you will be asked to create a VidCruiter account. VidCruiter is a confidential external recruitment platform which is compatible with assistive technology allowing you to benefit from having a single unified and accessible experience. 

A few tips noted below for you in advance of completing your application:

  • For the best experience with the VidCruiter platform, we recommend using either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser.
  • You will be asked a series of questions related to your areas of interests and education and you will be asked to submit a written paragraph or video to introduce yourself. 
  • You will be required to upload your resume/CV in PDF or Word format.
  • It is strongly advised that you have your resume/CV ready and accessible before you start completing the application to avoid any potential interruptions or problems. 
  • Anticipated time required to complete the application: 15 - 30 minutes

We thank in advance all those who apply.

Please note – if you experience any difficulties accessing any of the external sites when clicking on a hyperlink, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will provide the information in alternative formats.  

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